My favorite genre of books tends to be dystopian or fantasy fiction, but I read a little bit of everything. If you have any suggestions or must-reads, feel free to leave any book suggestions in the comments!
Serpent & Dove – Shelby Mahurin
“Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned.
As a huntsman of the Church, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. But when Lou pulls a wicked stunt, the two are forced into an impossible situation—marriage.
Lou, unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, must make a choice. And love makes fools of us all.”
Legendary – Stephanie Garber
“After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister Scarlett from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isn’t yet free. She made a desperate bargain with a mysterious criminal, and what Tella owes him no one has ever been able to deliver: Caraval Master Legend’s true name.
The only chance of uncovering Legend’s identity is to win Caraval, so Tella throws herself into the legendary competition once more―and into the path of the murderous heir to the throne, a doomed love story, and a web of secrets…including her sister’s. Caraval has always demanded bravery, cunning, and sacrifice. But now the game is asking for more. If Tella can’t fulfill her bargain and deliver Legend’s name, she’ll lose everything she cares about―maybe even her life. But if she wins, Legend and Caraval will be destroyed forever.
Welcome, welcome to Caraval…the games have only just begun.”
RECENT READS OF 2020
All Souls Trilogy – Deborah Harkness (8/10)
The Six of Crows Duology – Leigh Bardugo (7.5/10)
Becoming – Michelle Obama (8/10)
Magical Negro – Morgan Parker (7/10)
How to Be A Woman – Caitlin Moran (6.5/10)
Shades of Magic Series – V.E. Schwab (8/10)
- A Darker Shade of Magic (8/10)
- A Gathering of Shadows (9/10)
- A Conjuring of Light (8/10)
Shadow & Bone Series – Leigh Bardugo (7/10)
- Shadow and Bone (7/10)
- Siege and Storm (8/10)
- Ruin and Rising (7/10)
Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” – Zora Neale Hurston (7/10)
I have always loved books and the escape they can provide. I consider myself a book wyrm or a book dragon and would love to add your recommendations to my hoard!
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